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Capitol Hill Screening of Genocide Film ‘Aghet’ Draws Standing Room Only Crowd

A standing room only crowd of legislators, staff and community activists applauded the Capitol Hill screening of “AGHET: A GENOCIDE,” a powerful documentary by German filmmaker Eric Friedler depicting Ottoman Turkey’s annihilation of 1.5 million Armenians from 1915 to 1923 and calling attention to the costs of the current Turkish government’s ongoing international campaign of genocide denial, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.